Calendar

Jun
20
Mon
SMH offering free classes each month @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital will offer two free classes each month. While the classes are offered at no charge, those planning to attend are asked to register.

The classes are a prenatal class for expectant moms and dads and partners and a breastfeeding and newborn class.

The prenatal class will take place the first Monday of every month from 6-8 p.m. in Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Rooms A and B.

The breastfeeding and newborn class is meant for anyone interested in breastfeeding and newborn care and will be held the third Monday of each month from 6-8 p.m. at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. A pediatrician also attends each class to talk a little about newborn care as well as a guest speaker who educates on car seat safety.

Register for either class by calling Sheridan Women’s Clinic at 672-2522 or Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Women’s Health Services at 672-1110.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

Jun
21
Tue
Vacation Bible School set for June 21-24 @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Vacation Bible School “Counting on God” camp will be held June 21-24 at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Children in the 4-year-old age group will attend the camp from 9-11 a.m. and children ages 5-10 will attend the VBS camp from 9-11:45 a.m.

The theme is “Barnyard Roundup — Jesus Gathers us Together” and is filled with crafts, fun team-building games, Bible songs and stories and tasty treats.

Registration is available online at www.vbsmate.com/countingongodcamp or in the YMCA lobby.

Volunteers are needed for the camp. There will be drawing for daily prizes for youth 11-18 who volunteer.

For more information, call Gwen at 751-7930 or Billie Rae at 752-2783.

The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Sheridan County Museum to host Tidbit Tuesday @ Sheridan County Museum
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Tidbit Tuesday presentations will continue on June 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sheridan County Museum.

The topic for the event will be dandelions and native flowers in Sheridan County. The two-hour workshop will include a story and a fun hands-on activity that shares history with children. The program is for children 4-10 years old, but older children are welcome.

There is no cost to attend. An adult or responsible teenager must accompany all children.

To reserve a spot or for more information, call the Sheridan County Museum at 675-1150. The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Legion Auxiliary to meet Tues. @ Country Kitchen
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The American Legion Auxiliary will meet June 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Country Kitchen for a no-host dinner.

Linda Orr will talk about finances and explore improvements to be made. All are welcome.

For more information contact Jean Arzy 672-3623.

Country Kitchen is located at 2617 N. Main St.

Jun
22
Wed
Vacation Bible School set for June 21-24 @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Vacation Bible School “Counting on God” camp will be held June 21-24 at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Children in the 4-year-old age group will attend the camp from 9-11 a.m. and children ages 5-10 will attend the VBS camp from 9-11:45 a.m.

The theme is “Barnyard Roundup — Jesus Gathers us Together” and is filled with crafts, fun team-building games, Bible songs and stories and tasty treats.

Registration is available online at www.vbsmate.com/countingongodcamp or in the YMCA lobby.

Volunteers are needed for the camp. There will be drawing for daily prizes for youth 11-18 who volunteer.

For more information, call Gwen at 751-7930 or Billie Rae at 752-2783.

The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Wyoming Wednesday set for June 22 @ The Wyoming Welcome Center
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Wednesday presentations will continue on June 22 at 10 a.m. at the Wyoming Welcome Center. There is no admission fee and the program is open to all ages.

David Fisher, retired dean of agriculture, health and vocational education from Sheridan College, will talk about the history of the Acme power plant.

The Wyoming Wednesday series will continue through July 27, exploring aspects about the history and culture of Wyoming. For more information, contact Nancy Herdt at 673-7121.

The Wyoming Welcome Center is located at 1517 E. Fifth St.

Rogers to discuss Everest adventure at the WYO @ WYO Theater
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — At the WYO Theater on June 22 at 7 p.m. Darren Rogers will present “Climbing Mount Everest: Disaster and Redemption after the 2015 Nepal Earthquake.”

Rogers has traveled to remote parts of the world experiencing cultures and climbing mountaintops in Africa, Bolivia, Ecuador, Tibet and Nepal.

In 2015, Rogers was at camp one on Mount Everest and Lhotse during the 7.8 magnitude earthquake, which ended his expedition.

He returned to Nepal in 2016 and successfully climbed Mount Everest. See the pictures and hear his stories of training, misery management and summiting the world’s highest peak.

When not climbing, Rogers is a chemical engineer.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Jun
23
Thu
Landon’s garden tour entries due June 23 @ Landon’s Greenhouse
Jun 23 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Registration is due June 23 for Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery’s fourth annual Garden Tour that will take place July 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Landon’s staff will visit all entries on June 24-25 to select gardens that will be in the final tour.

For the complete list of rules see www.landonsgreenhouse.com and to register call 672-8340. Registrations are due by June 23.

Vacation Bible School set for June 21-24 @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Vacation Bible School “Counting on God” camp will be held June 21-24 at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Children in the 4-year-old age group will attend the camp from 9-11 a.m. and children ages 5-10 will attend the VBS camp from 9-11:45 a.m.

The theme is “Barnyard Roundup — Jesus Gathers us Together” and is filled with crafts, fun team-building games, Bible songs and stories and tasty treats.

Registration is available online at www.vbsmate.com/countingongodcamp or in the YMCA lobby.

Volunteers are needed for the camp. There will be drawing for daily prizes for youth 11-18 who volunteer.

For more information, call Gwen at 751-7930 or Billie Rae at 752-2783.

The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Honor Gardens dedication set for June 23 @ Volunteers of America campus
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 SHERIDAN — Volunteers of America Northern Rockies will dedicate a space on its campus for the Veterans Honor Garden that will recognize veterans of the past and present. The garden presents the opportunity for community members to pay tribute to friends, family members or other loved ones with a permanent plaque located in the garden for a donation of $250.

The dedication ceremony is open to the public.

For more information, call Sky Heeren at 672-0475.

The Volunteers of America campus is located at 360 College Meadow Drive behind Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery.

Jun
24
Fri
Vacation Bible School set for June 21-24 @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Vacation Bible School “Counting on God” camp will be held June 21-24 at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Children in the 4-year-old age group will attend the camp from 9-11 a.m. and children ages 5-10 will attend the VBS camp from 9-11:45 a.m.

The theme is “Barnyard Roundup — Jesus Gathers us Together” and is filled with crafts, fun team-building games, Bible songs and stories and tasty treats.

Registration is available online at www.vbsmate.com/countingongodcamp or in the YMCA lobby.

Volunteers are needed for the camp. There will be drawing for daily prizes for youth 11-18 who volunteer.

For more information, call Gwen at 751-7930 or Billie Rae at 752-2783.

The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Fulmer Library to host Irwin presentation, book signing @ Sheridan Fulmer Library
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Author Gayle M. Irwin of Casper will be at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library to conduct a presentation titled “Dog Jobs and the Lessons We Can Learn.” Following the presentation will be a book signing of “Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Spirit of America” at 11 a.m. on June 24.

Irwin writes inspirational pet stories for children and adults. She’s authored six books and is a contributing writer in six Chicken Soup for the Soul books, including this month’s release, “The American Spirit.”

Her featured story in that edition is “National Parks — America’s Best Idea,” which corresponds with this year’s 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

She will donate part of the book sale proceeds from June 24-25 to the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter, St. Francis Animal Shelter and to Pets for Vets.

Sheridan Fulmer Library is located at 355 W. Alger St.

Sarah Sample concert set for Friday @ Trail End’s Carriage House Theater
Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Carriage House Theater will host singer-songwriter Sarah Sample on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

According to organizers of the event, it is part of the new Small State Concert Series. The Carriage House, an 88-seat venue at the Trail End State Historic Site, will host the series, which will feature intimate evenings of entertainment from a variety of performers on a semi-regular basis throughout the year.

Tickets are $15 at the door or you can reserve tickets at 674-4589 or at www.trailend.org.

The Trail End’s Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Jun
25
Sat
Shell Canyon birding hike set for June 25 @ Shell Canyon in the Bighorn National Forest
Jun 25 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association and bird enthusiast Steve Dudley will conduct a hike centered on birds in north-central Wyoming on June 25.

The hike will explore Shell Canyon in the Bighorn National Forest to locate, identify and observe the behavior of local birds.

The moderately difficult hike will be 4 miles round-trip.

For more information and to sign up for the event contact Kathyrn at 672-2751 or email her at kathryn@wildwyo.org.

Story Community Fund races set for June 25 @ Story Community
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Story Community Fund will host a community run, walk and bike event celebrating the 150-year anniversary of Fort Phil Kearny.

The event will take place June 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with check-in at 8 a.m.

Events will include a 1-mile fun walk, 5K run/walk, 8K run and a half marathon. Bike events will start at 11 a.m. with a 5-, 7-, 10- and 18-mile ride.

The entry fee is $45 and includes lunch at the Wagon Box and a race souvenir. Proceeds will go to the Story Community Fund’s Story Trails System project.

To register go online to www.wyorace.com or stop by The Sport Stop, Foot of the Bighorns, Sheridan Bicycle Company or the YMCA.

For more information, contact Patrick Morgan at 763-2440.

Bighorn Native Plant Society’s wildflower trip set for Saturday @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Jun 25 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn Native Plant Society will host a wildflower exploration Saturday. The event will start at the Tongue River Valley Community Center in Dayton at 8:30 a.m. Carpools will then drive to the Cutler Hill ski trails in the Bighorn Mountains.

The hike will be easy to moderate and will cross wet areas. Attendees are encouraged to bring a hiking pole, sturdy boots, food and water.

The event will conclude at 2 p.m. in Dayton.

For more information contact Bob Giurgevich at 672-5064.

‘Collage with Neltje’ workshop set for June 25 @ The Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Collage with Neltje” on June 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost to attend is $60 for a member and $70 for a non-member.

Supports and glue will be provided, including pictures from newspapers or

magazines and trinkets or earrings. Supplies will cover an area approximately 20 inches by 15 inches.

Participants are encouraged to bring a sack lunch or the class will go out to eat during the one-hour lunch break.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Event to raise money to fight cancer @ Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — H&R Block will sponsor an Amateur Trapshooting Association registered fundraiser Cancer Shootout on Saturday and Sunday at the Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex.

Trap Shooters from around the region are encouraged to compete in the event that begins at 9 a.m. each day, and members of the public are welcome to attend and watch.

In addition to the contest, there will be items for raffle to raise money to fight cancer.

Last year, the event raised $1,800 for the Welch Cancer Center.

For additional information, call Barbara Hodgson at 672-9787.

Kearny walk, run and bike races set for June 25 @ Fort Phil Kearny
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

 SHERIDAN — The Fort Phil Kearny race back through history run, walk and bike event celebrating the 150-year anniversary of Fort Phil Kearny will take place June 25.

The events will begin at 9 a.m. with a 1-mile fun walk, 5K run/walk, 8K run and a half marathon.

Bike events will begin at 11 a.m. with a 5-, 7-, 10- and 18-mile ride.

The entry fee is $45. To register go online to www.wyorace.com or stop by The Sport Stop, Foot of the Bighorns, Sheridan Bicycle Company or the YMCA in Sheridan.

Buffalo registration is available at The Sports Lure or YMCA. Story registration is available at Wagon Box, Tunnel Inn and Story Store.

Fort Phil Kearny is located at 528 Wagon Box Road in Banner.

Next volleyball tournament at Whitney Park set for June 25 @ Whitney Commons Park
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next community volleyball tournament will be June 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Whitney Commons Park.

The outdoor event will feature teams of men’s and women’s doubles from 12 years or older at $20 per person to raise money for the Cloud Peak Volleyball Club’s youth travel fees. T-shirts will be given to the first 20 teams registered and prizes awarded to the top three finishers.

For more information or to register visit www.cloudpeakvolleyball.com or contact Danette Brikerhoff at 248-0115 or email cloudpeakvolleyball@gmail.com.

Whitney Commons Park is located on Paul Street.

Parent, child volleyball tournament planned @ Whitney Commons Park
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — An outdoor community volleyball tournament for parents and children will take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Whitney Commons Park.

The outdoor tournament is open to everyone age 12 and older. The tournament will feature parent/child teams and the cost to register is $20 per adult or $15 per child. T-shirts will be provided for the first 20 teams to register and prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers.

Register online in advance at www.cloudpeakvolleyball.com.

The tournament will raise money for the Cloud Peak Volleyball Club’s travel fees.

Other community volleyball tournaments are scheduled for June 18, June 25 and July 4.

For more information, definitions and rules, see www.cloudpeakvolleyball.com or contact Danette Brinkerhoff at 307-248-0115 or email cloudpeakvolleyball@gmail.com.

Sheridan Stationery to host book signings @ Sheridan Stationery
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

   SHERIDAN — Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery will host two book signings June 25.

Author Michael Amundson will sign copies of his new book of photography “Wyoming Revisited” from 10 a.m. to noon.

From 1-3 p.m. Author Gwen Florio will sign copies of her new novel “Disgraced.”

The events are free and open to the public. For more information, call Robby Smith at 674-8080.

Sheridan Stationery is located at 206 N. Main St.

‘Picnic on the Pathway’ set for Sunday @ Washington Park
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Unplug, a creative outdoor education program for families, will host “Picnic on the Pathway” on Saturday from 5-7 p.m. in Washington Park to celebrate the local pathway system.

There is no cost to attend and food and drink will be provided.

All are welcome to attend the event.

Unplug is a partnership between the Sheridan Community Land Trust and Science Kids.

For more information, contact the Sheridan Community Land Trust at 673-401 or email at info@sheridanclt.org.

Monarch Miners Picnic fundraiser set for June 25 @ Big Horn Mountain Eagles
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Organizers of the Monarch /Underground Coal Miners picnic will host a fundraiser to help with expenses of having the group’s annual picnic. The fundraiser will take place June 25 at the Big Horn Mountain Eagles from 5-7 p.m.

The fundraising event will include a potluck, dance, raffle and optional box social.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a covered dish or a decorated box for the box social.

For more information, contact Nancy Herdt at 737-2388.

The Big Horn Mountain Eagles is located at 1760 Commercial Ave.

Miss Wyoming contest set for Saturday @ WYO Theater
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual preliminary competition for Miss America will be held at the WYO Theater on Saturday starting at 7 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at the WYO Theater box office or online at wyotheater.com. This year, 10 young ladies from all over the state will compete for the Miss Wyoming 2016 title and crown. The winner will also head to Atlantic City, New Jersey, in September to compete for Miss America 2017.

The pageant will commence at 7 p.m. and will include special guest Olivia Boley, Miss Wyoming’s Outstanding Teen, from Sheridan and Miss Wyoming 2015 Mikaela Shaw. Shaw has traveled all over the state of Wyoming representing her platform “Make music matter” in education as well as raising money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and helping raise money for the scholarship program for Miss Wyoming.

The Miss Wyoming board hopes the community will attend the pageant to help support the program and young ladies, who are choosing to be in the program to earn scholarships for their college education and so they can finish their education debt free. Scholarships are the base of the program for Miss America and Miss Wyoming.

This year, contestants are:

• Miss Sheridan County Cheyenne Buyert

• Miss Goshen County Aubree Jones

• Miss Northeast Wyoming Nicole Patel

• Miss Rawlins Jordan Zamora

• Miss Laramie Angela Thomas

• Miss Southwest Wyoming Chelsea Price

• Miss Cheyenne Millikin “Milli” Dawson

• Miss South Central Jordyn Hall

• Miss Carbon County Ember “Stormy” Smith

• Miss Wind River Jaquelynn Dahlstedt

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